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- Defending Murder Charges in Philadelphia
Defending murder charges in Philadelphia requires experience and an extensive understanding of the strategies which can make the difference when your life potentially hangs in the balance. All homicide-related charges in Philadelphia carry severe consequences.
- "Making a Murderer" Mini-Series' Steven Avery Denied a New Trial
This week the Circuit Court Judge of Sheboygan County considered whether to grant a new trial in the Steven Avery case; a case that captured the country’s attention with the popular Netflix series, “Making a Murderer.”
- Jury Selection in Texas Capital Murder Cases
Voir dire is the process by which both the prosecution and criminal defense attorneys attempt to select the most favorable people to sit on a jury and decide a criminal case, especially a death penalty jury.
- Can We Continue to Afford the Luxury of the Death Penalty?
The death penalty consumes tremendous amounts of financial and labor resources. In fact, making the death penalty expensive is a key component of defending these cases. That begs the question whether the death penalty has become to expensive to continue.
- Murder Charges in Minnesota
Minnesota has several degrees of murder that they can charge a defendant. The state also has other types of laws that involve the unlawful killing of another that do not rise to the murder level.
- Consequences of Facing Murder Charges
When facing the accusation of murder or homicide charges,defendants confront some of the most severe consequences, including the death penalty or life behind bars.
- No Duty to Retreat in Self Defense Cases
In self-defense cases, there are generally two different approaches that states take. The first is the duty to retreat. The second is stand your ground. The rules that the state follows can have a significant impact on the defendant’s case.
- Explanation of Violent Crimes
Individuals who have been charged with a violent crime may wish to seek immediate legal counsel in order to help combat the potential consequences of such charges. Having a firm understanding of these crimes and the charges associated with them can help provide a better defense.
- Casualty: Manslaughter or Murder in DUI?
When a person’s drinking causes him or her to lose the ability to safely drive, a DUI accident may result. In tragic cases, this accident leads to the loss of someone’s life. Such accidents are devastating to everyone involved, including their families.
- Florida “Murderabilia” and “Son of Sam” Laws
It is the times really, crime fascinates our society, and the morbid curiosity for all things crime can be nauseating at extreme levels. The biggest culprits for the advance of this crime fascination are the media and cinema.